About the Foundation
Kearney Public Schools Foundation encourages excellence in education by providing resources to and recognition of the students and staff of Kearney Public Schools. Established in 1984; 501(C)(3) not-for-profit organization managed by volunteer board of directors. All KPS Foundation activities are funded by gifts, bequests and donations--no district funds are used.
In an average year, $250,000-$300,000 will "pass through" in the form of short-term grants, fund-raising dollars and program funds currently managing over 100 separate funds including scholarship funds, memorial funds, designated funds and grant funds goals include building an endowment and strengthening the Foundation's strategic plan
Special events/projects include Evening of Excellence Recognition Banquet; KPS Foundation Golf Tournament; Give-a-Latte staff donation program; KPS Activities Calendar; KHS Cat Card; iGive10 Alumni Annual Giving Campaign; Alumni Directory; All Class Reunions; KPS Foundation Teacher Grants and Polar Express.
Gifts and Bequests
Gifts and bequests to the Kearney Public Schools Foundation help support classroom grants, special projects and scholarships. Contributions are deductible to the fullest extent allowed under present tax laws. Please make checks payable to the Kearney Public Schools Foundation, 310 West 24th Street, Kearney, NE 68845. If you need additional information, please call (308) 698-8030